Craig started teaching guitar in 2000 and has worked in many different areas of the music industry. As a guitar teacher he has worked for the Derbyshire City and County Council Music Partnership, teaching in seven different schools in the Derbyshire area. Craig also works for the Sheffield Music Service and has taught in many schools in Sheffield. These range from Nursery Infant schools up to Secondary Schools. As well as working with schools, Craig has run workshops in Derbyshire for adults and children and worked with a number of other organisations. Craig has taught guitar for Hi-Gain music school and was head of guitar at Harmony music school. Through his work as a teacher he has been interviewed for the Guitar Tutor magazine and was featured in the international Guitar Techniques magazine. Recently Craig was observed by the Sheffield City Council conducting two guitar lessons. Both lessons were awarded outstanding.
As well as teaching, Craig has worked with many different bands and has played countless gigs across the country. Some highlights have been playing the O2, Octagon and City Hall. Through his work as a musician he has played all manner of gigs from Theatres to clubs, Festivals, Award Ceremonies, Weddings and Holiday camps. He performed at the Cue Ball event, the opening for the world snooker championships and shared the bill with TV presenter Alex Zane at the Freshers Ball taking place at the Octagon. He has been interviewed and played live on Radio and spent time in the recording studio. One of his claims to fame was performing in front of both Prince William and Prince Harry.
Craig also works as an examiner for the Registry of Guitar Tutors in partnership with the London College of Music. Through his work as an examiner he conducts exams from the Initial stage right through to Diplomas in teaching and Performance. This work has seen Craig travel all over the world from trips to Greece and Cyprus to as far afield as New Zealand and Australia.
Licentiates of the London College of Music Teaching Diploma (LLCMTD)
HND Performing arts (Music)
Member of the Registry of Guitar Tutors
Member of the Musicians Union
Full enhanced CRB certificate
Grade 8 Guitar (Hons)
Grade 8 Bass
Grade 8 Popular Music Theory